Archive: 12/02/2011

RIM writes off value of tablet inventory

(AP) -- Research In Motion Ltd., the struggling maker of the BlackBerry phones, is writing off much of its inventory of PlayBook tablets, since it has to sell them at a deep discount.

dateDec 02, 2011 in Business
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Google mulling online retail move: report

Internet powerhouse Google is in talks with major retailers about an online shopping service that would deliver purchases to buyers within 24 hours, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

dateDec 02, 2011 in Internet
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China broadband to get faster, cheaper

Two government-owned Chinese telecom firms said Friday they would raise the speed of their broadband services while lowering their costs over the next five years, state-run media reported.

dateDec 02, 2011 in Telecom
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